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Charity investigated after failing to pay sick children’s medical bills

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a medical charity which raised funds for sick children, after receiving complaints over late and as-yet unpaid medical bills. The Darren Wright Foundation, a Bristol-based charity,...

‘This will be the last time charities are ignored in the general election’

Peter Kellner speaking at the Christmas reception of NCVO and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Charities and Volunteering It was the “biggest failure” of the year for the sector that none of the political parties...

Lords question government strategy for charities

Peers have questioned government ministers over why they are simultaneously developing three separate strategies for civil society and charity. Four ministers - including Tracey Crouch, minister for civil society - appeared yesterday before the Lords...

New requirements for society lottery operators announced

The Gambling Commission has announced two new requirements that society lotteries will have adhere to from next year. From 4 April 2018 all lotteries will have to make it clear to consumers before they buy...

‘Charitable foundations should be making a bigger difference’

Charitable foundations must be more active and use their resources more effectively, according to a provocation paper from the Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales and think tank NPC.  Grantmakers must learn new tricks...

Google changes to Ad Grants terms lift $2 bid cap & block most single-word...

Google changes to Ad Grants terms lift $2 bid cap & block most single-word keywords Google has announced changes to its Ad Grants terms including lifting the programme’s $2 bid cap, a ban on most...

Donate the Change launches with contactless accessories that let people give with every purchase

Donate the Change launches with contactless accessories that let people give with every purchase Charitable giving initiative Donate the Change has launched in beta with a range of contactless payment accessories that let people donate...

Santander becomes a Force for Good for children’s charities with Star Wars competition

Santander becomes a Force for Good for children’s charities with Star Wars competition Santander is donating £50, split between two children’s charities, for every Star Wars photo and video re-enactment people create and upload to...

Fundraising Regulator announces new approach to complaints report with ‘pause’ until 2020

Fundraising Regulator announces new approach to complaints report with ‘pause’ until 2020 The Fundraising Regulator is to take a more qualitative approach with its complaints report in future, with the next full report now not due until...

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